Khammam

Khammam, also known as Khammamett, is the city in Khammam district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is the fourth largest city in the state. It is the headquarters of the Khammam district and Khammam mandal also.[4] It is located about 193 kilometres (120 mi) east of the state capital, Hyderabad, 61 kilometres (38 mi) from Suryapet, 120 kilometres (75 mi) from Warangal and also it is located about 121 kilometres (75 mi) North of the Andhra Pradesh state capital, Amaravathi. The river Munneru flows on the western side of the city.[5] As of 2011 census of India, Khammam urban agglomeration has a population of 313,504.[2] However, on 19 October 2012, the civic body of Khammam was upgraded to Municipal corporation Post upgradation to corporation Khammam population is approximated to be 3,07,000.[6] Khammam is a major city hub for both the states of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. It is hub to many shopping malls.

Khammam
Khammamett
Khammam as seen from Narasimha Swamy Hill
Khammam
Location in Telangana, India
Khammam
Khammam (India)
Coordinates: 17.25°N 80.16°E / 17.25; 80.16
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
DistrictKhammam
Government
  BodyKhammam Municipal Corporation
  MayorP Neeraja
  Deputy mayorFatima Zohra
Area
  City93.45 km2 (36.08 sq mi)
  Urban
66.54 km2 (25.69 sq mi)
  Rural
200.94 km2 (77.58 sq mi)
  Metro
56.45 km2 (21.80 sq mi)
Area rank3rd (in state)
Elevation
107 m (351 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
  City353,504
  Rank151(India)
3rd (Telangana)
  Density3,800/km2 (9,800/sq mi)
  Metro
533,933
Demonym(s)Khammamite
Languages
  OfficialTelugu, Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
507001/02/03/115/154/170/305/318
Vehicle registrationTS-04
AP-20 (Old)[3]
EthnicityIndian
Planning agencyKhammam Urban Development Authority